Commitment to Diversity

As a university, we cherish our commitment to a diverse student body. We think this commitment to a diverse campus enhances your academic experience by exposing you to a variety of backgrounds, attitudes, beliefs and experiences. Marquette continues to be one of the most diverse campuses in Wisconsin.

Where we come from

Marquette is home to 8,435 undergraduate and 3,170 graduate students.

The university's reputation draws students from nearly every state and 84 countries. Sixty-eight percent of undergraduate students come from outside of Wisconsin.

Who we are — Freshman Class of 2022


27 percent students of color

22 percent Legacy students (students with a parent or sibling who attended Marquette)

21 percent first-generation college students (the first in their family to attend college)

1 percent non-resident alien students (international students)

1:1 male to female ratio

58 percent Catholic

95 percent reside on campus